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Poster: Lou Davenport Date: Jul 30, 2007 8:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: I am Spar2cus!!

I'm so relieved. You probably know that orchids get their name from the Greek word for testicles, because many species have two little spheres on them that look like testicles. Ectomy refers to the removal of something (e.g., appendectomy). So an orchidectomy would be.......

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Poster: ghostofpig Date: Jul 30, 2007 8:18am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: I am Spar2cus!!

Exactly! (The reference is to the tubers of certain terrestrial orchids).

Fuck with me, and I'll cut off your freaking balls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just as soon as I finish watering.